lecture 1 - I Introduction A Basic Principles of Anatomy...

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-1 I. Introduction A. Basic Principles of Anatomy and Physiology Anatomy : scientific study of the structure of the body gross : large body structures systemic : systems of grouped structures histology : tissues (groups of cells) cell and molecular : organelles, molecules Physiology : scientific study of the function of the body organismal, system, organ, cellular
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-2 2. Anatomy and Physiology can be studied at multiple levels Organism
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-3 3. Anatomy and physiology are usually studied in organ systems a. Integumentary System external covering (skin): protection and detection b. Skeletal System bones, joints: support, movement, protection c. Muscular System muscles: movement of bones and organs d. Nervous System neurons: cellular communication and control e. Endocrine System
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f. Cardiovascular System blood, lymph, vessels: transport over distance g. Immune System thymus, immune cells: protection h. Respiratory System lungs: gas exchange i. Digestive System gut: nutrient absorption j. Excretory
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course BICH 412 taught by Professor Miles during the Fall '09 term at Texas A&M.

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